The American Society of Radiologic Technologists (ASRT) Education and Research Foundation and Palo Alto, Calif.-based Varian Medical Systems have announced the 19 entry-level radiation therapy program students selected to receive $5,000 scholarships.
The 2010 Varian Radiation Therapy Student Scholarship recipients include:
- Kathleen E. Blankenship of Colonial Heights, Va., Virginia Commonwealth University
- Alisen S. Fitzpatrick of Sun Prairie, Wis., University of Wisconsin at La Crosse
- Alicia M. Walters of Bellevue, Wash., Bellevue College
- Mindy R. Opelt of Neillsville, Wis., University of Wisconsin at La Crosse
- Eyob M. Lemma of Richmond, Va., Virginia Commonwealth University
- Jackie Chandonnet of Eagan, Minn., Argosy University
- Luke A. Barhorst of Columbus, Ohio, Ohio State University
- Tina M. VanSuch of Columbus, Ohio, Ohio State University
- Courtney D. Silsby of Wichita, Kan., Washburn University
- Kailey W. McKinley of San Marcos, Texas, Texas State University at San Marcos
- Alexander C. Macha of Wallis, Texas, Texas State University
- Jecenia Moronta of New York City, Sloan-Kettering School of Radiation Therapy
- Lisa A. Jager of Hopkins, Mich., Baker College
- Sareh Sabripour of Savannah, Ga., Armstrong Atlantic State University
- Kimberly L. Bittle of Oklahoma City, University of Oklahoma Health Sciences Center
- Heather Rene Vickery of Richmond, Va., Allied Health Professions
- Matthew Jay Cohen of Galveston, Texas, Galveston College.
- Genita A. Myles of Detroit, Baker College
- Michele R. Piercy of Indianapolis, Indiana University Purdue University
Eligible students must be currently enrolled in an accredited entry-level radiation therapy program and have a minimum grade point average of 3.0 on a 4.0 scale or at least a B average in radiation therapy core curriculum, stated the ASRT. Eligibility requirements and application deadlines for the scholarship program can be found at www.asrtfoundation.org.